Joseph Stalin

By: Angelica Nelson

Personal Life

Ketevan Geladze was Stalin's mother, and Besarion Jughashvili was his father. As a child, Stalin has numerous health issues. Once he got older, he received a scholarship to Georgian Orthadox. Then later got expelled, because he missed his final exams.

Rise to Power

After Vladimir Lenin died in 1924, Stalin beat out his rivals and won the power to control the Communist Party. By the late 1920's, he became dictator of the Soviet Union.

Government Type and Beliefs

My Opinion On Him

For or Against?

I am against him, because he killed millions of his own people during the brutal reign.